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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation|
senate Bill S1034
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
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S1034 - Details
S1034 - Summary
Prohibits the possession of concealed firearms in any national park or national wildlife refuge system; imposes a civil penalty of not more than $1,000 for a violation thereof.
S1034 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1034 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law, in relation to prohibiting the possession of concealed firearms in national parks and national wildlife refuge systems PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF THE BILL: To prohibit the possession of concealed firearms in any park, campground or other recreation area. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: The parks, recreation and historical preservation law is amended by adding a new section 13.32 which will enact the prohibition of concealed firearms in parks, campgrounds and other public recreation areas. Except as provided in this section and otherwise specifically permitted in law, no person, other than a member of a federal, state or municipal law enforcement agency, shall introduce or possess, either upon his or her person or within a vehicle or other place of storage, any concealed firearm in any federal, state or municipal park, campground or other publicly dedicated recreation area.
S1034 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1034 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SERRANO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation AN ACT to amend the parks, recreation and historic preservation law, in relation to prohibiting the possession of concealed firearms in national parks and national wildlife refuge systems THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Legislative findings. The legislature hereby finds that the national parks and national wildlife refuge systems in the state are attractive places for citizens of all ages to safely enjoy the benefits of healthy and safe outdoor activity. The legislature further finds that the presence of concealed firearms in national parks and national wild- life refuge systems represents an unnecessary threat, whether inten- tional or unintentional, to the health and safety of citizens invited to enjoy these public recreational opportunities as well as the wildlife preserved within such recreation areas. Therefore, it is the purpose of the legislature to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public and prohibit the possession of a concealed firearm in all national parks and national wildlife refuge systems, except as specifically provided by law. S 2. The parks, recreation and historic preservation law is amended by adding a new section 13.32 to read as follows: S 13.32 PROHIBITION OF CONCEALED FIREARMS IN NATIONAL PARKS AND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE SYSTEMS. 1. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN THIS SECTION AND OTHERWISE SPECIFICALLY PERMITTED IN LAW, NO PERSON, OTHER THAN A MEMBER OF A FEDERAL, STATE OR MUNICIPAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY AUTHOR- IZED TO CARRY A CONCEALED FIREARM, SHALL INTRODUCE OR POSSESS, EITHER UPON HIS OR HER PERSON OR WITHIN A VEHICLE OR OTHER PLACE OF STORAGE, EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00528-01-3
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